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FZNT25 KWNM 300915
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
415 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE EARLY THIS
MORNING WITH A DEVELOPING LOW FORMING ON THE FRONT. THE LOW PRES
WILL MOVE E ALONG THE FAR NRN WATERS TODAY WITH THE COLD FRONT
MOVING E OF THE AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. THE LOW
PRES WILL INTENSIFY THROUGH SAT WHILE MOVING NE AND AWAY FROM THE
AREA LATE SAT THROUGH SUN. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD AND MOVE OVER THE
WATERS LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN MOVE E OF THE AREA SUN AND
SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW PRES IS EXPECTED TO MOVE OFF
THE MID ATLC COAST LATE SUN NIGHT INTO EARLY MON. THE
STRENGTHENING LOW WILL MOVE A COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS MON.
THE LOW PRES WILL PASS E OF THE AREA MON NIGHT. A LARGE AREA OF
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS MON NIGHT AND TUE...THEN
MOVE E OF THE WATERS TUE NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE OVER THE
AREA.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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